CORE PHSS 11118 SELECT THEMES IN WORLD HISTORY Course Outcome Credit:4 CO1 Understand the formation of state and structure in the ancient world. CO2 Analyze feudal modes of production and its application in world context. CO3 Remember the economic and religious engagements that made the middle ages. CO4 Evaluate the transition from feudalism to capitalism. CO5 Determine the anti imperialist and anti fascist movement and its consequences CO6 Describe the post colonial world movement in total 56 Module I State and Structures in the ancient world Hunter gatherer to bands and tribes towards chiefdom polity Urbanization and the growth of Agrarian society Writings in ancient civilization with special reference to Epic of Gilgamesh Megalithic relics to architectural marvels of ancient world Module II Feudal modes of economy, polity, and society Patterns of world history Transition – The rise of absolute monarchs Reflection on disease and death in the middle ages leading to changes Module III Encounters and interactions: Economic and religious engagements in the Middle Ages The guilds and mercantile economy – The rise of Islam and Crusades The diffusion of religion and cultural practices The coming of renaissance and Reformation Module IV Towards Capitalism Maritime Revolution/Industrial revolution Democratic revolution and Evolution of war Histories of reception, appropriation and encounters – The migration of technologies and object 57 Module V Anti - Imperialist and Anti - Fascist Movements- the World Wars Conflicting economic and political ideologies War and its impact on world – Changing lives and gender expectations Decolonization and neo liberal World order Reference List Kuhn, Thomas. The Structure of Scientific Revolutions. 3rded. ChicagoUniversityPress: Chicago &London, 1996 Barry, Theodore. De Sources of Indian Tradition, Motilal Benarsidass:New Delhi Carr, E.H. The twenty year crisis 1919-1938, Macmillan, 1946 Carr. E.H. The Russian Revolution. 1919-22 Carr, E.H. The Russian Revolution from Lenin to Stalin Crinnion,V. The Great War, Macmillan, 1980 Hobsbawn, Eric J. The Age of Extremes: The Short Twentieth Century, 1914-1991 Hobsbawn, Eric. J. Age of Revolution Hobsbawn, Eric. J. Industry and Empire Taylor, A.J.P. The First /world War, Penguin, 1963 D, Heather. The Cold War, Oxford, 1970 H, Higgins. The Cold War, Heinmann, 1984 Durant, Will. Story of civilization Vol I-IV. Megarry, Tim. Societies in prehistory Roberts, J.M. History of the world Beck, Roger, Linda Black and Larry Krieger. Modern World History: Patterns of Interactions, Boston: MA: McDougal Littell, 1999 Golden, Peter B. Central Asia in World History, OUP, 2011 58 Pomper, Philip, Richard H. Elphick and Richard T. Vann. Edt. World History: Ideologies, Structures and Identities. Oxford: Blackwell, 1998 Griffin, Roger. The Nature of Fascism. New York: St, Martin’a Press, 1991 Edwards, Catherine. Roman Presence: Receptions of Rome in European Culture, 1789-1945, Cambridge University press, 1998 Grayzel, Susan R. Changing lives: Gender expectations and roles during and after World War One, University of Mississippi: USA, 2012 (British Library Sources) Gooch, G.P. History and Historians of 19th Century Gershoy, Leo. French Revolution and Napoleon Lefebare, George. Coming of the French Revolution Lefebare, George. French Revolution, Vol. 2 Carlyle, Thomas, The French Revolution Hilton, Rodney, The transition from Feudalism to capitalism Dobb, Maurice. Studies in Capitalism Palmer, R.R. The History of the Modern World Hsu, Immanual C. Y. The Rise of Modern China, 2 Vols. Berlin, I. Karl Marx Cobban, Alfred. Aspects of French Revolution Gottschalk, R.Louis. The Era of French Revolution